The New Releases Show with David Mellor: 10 August 2013
An entire hour of newly released music, including David Mellor's Album of the Week.
This week, David's Album of the Week features the complete violin and piano music of Franz Schubert. It's magically performed by Cédric Tiberghien on the violin with the pianist, Alina Ibragimova.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Quintet and Kegelstatt Trio
Wolfgang Meyer/Quatuor Mosaïques
David's verdict: "I certainly wouldn't want to be without these delightful performances."
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Europa Galante/Fabio Biondi
David's verdict: "As good a version of the Four Seasons as you'll ever find."
Libera, Nos - The Cry of the Oppressed
Signum Classics SIGCD338
David's verdict: "Splendidly recorded. High quality stuff, let me tell you."
Best for Beginners
Catrin Finch: Lullabies
David's Verdict: "Plenty of good stuff."
Album of the Week
Franz Schubert: Complete Works for Violin and Piano
Cédric Tiberghien/Alina Ibragimova
David's verdict: "A joy from beginning to end."
Choice for the Curious
Samuel Coleridge Taylor: Undiscovered Piano Works
Naxos Metropolis MR1301